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Busy Boys Shorts

Boys Shorts PDF Sewing Pattern

$12.50 AUD

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Need a pair of boys shorts that are rough & tumble tested?

That have the essential treasure hunting pockets?

How about a pair of boys shorts that fit awesomely with instructions to help you achieve a professional finish?

The Busy Boy Shorts are all these things. 

In fact, a huge % of Pattern Emporium customers have said that the Busy Boy Shorts are the best fitting boys shorts pattern in their collections.

SO WHAT'S SO SPECIAL ABOUT THEM?

  • #1, they fit well. 
  • You can make them in 3 different lengths: 
  • Play Length: to mid thigh, Jump Shorts: to the knee, Urban Shorts: below the knee.
  • Easy elastic pull on waistband.
  • Easy to fit.
  • Fast & easy to make.

KIDS ARE CRAZY ABOUT POCKETS!

You watch! Make your little one a pair of these shorts, with pockets and see how much they love them. They are perfect for hunting & storing treasures.

  • Front pockets.
  • Back pockets.
  • They even have side leg pockets if you want to add them.
  • And pocket flaps or pocket tabs if you like... or not. 
  • Did i mention they have pockets?

WHAT ELSE?

  • Size range: 2-14 (see chart below).
  • Skill: Fast & easy to sew.
  • Professional looking finish. 
  • They can be easily simplified into a quick sew pair of shorts without pockets.
  • Topstitching is optional for added detail.
  • Both print at home pattern pages AND large format pattern you can print at the print shop.
  • There are also heaps of photos to guide you and the instructions are broken down into simple units to make them achievable by all.
  • Along the way you'll also find tips to help you achieve a professional finish on your PE garment.

 

To determine size, measure around the hip/seat. This measurement is taken around the fullest part of the child's seat. The tape measure should be firm but not tight.

Size (AU) 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12 14
Hip/Seat (cm) 54 55 58 61 64 67 70 73 76 79 82
Hip/Seam (inch) 21 1/4 21 5/8 22 7/8 24  25 1/4 26 3/8 27 1/2 28 3/4 29 7/8 31 1/8 32 1/4

To view full size chart on mobile devices, please turn to landscape view. 

 

FABRIC & TRIM OUTLINE:

  • Fabric Suggestions: Quilting Fabric, Chambray, Cotton Drill, Cotton Sateen, Linen, Corduroy, Denim.
  • Fabric Estimate: See chart below.
  • Trims: Interfacing, 25mm (1") elastic. 

FABRIC REQUIREMENTS: METRES

These fabric requirements are based on 112cm (44") fabric. All in one fabric. See pattern for contrast fabric requirements.

Size (AU) 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12 14
Play Shorts 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.75 0.8 0.9 0.95 1.1 1.2 1.25 1.35
Jump Shorts 0.65 0.7 0.8 0.85 0.9 0.95 1 1.15 1.3 1.5 1.55
Urban Shorts 0.7 0.75 0.85 0.9 0.95 1 1.2 1.2 1.3 1.5 1.6

 

FABRIC REQUIREMENTS: YARDS

These fabric requirements are based on 44" (112cm) fabric. All in one fabric. See pattern for contrast fabric requirements.

Size (AU) 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12 14
Play Shorts 5/8 5/8 3/4 7/8 7/8 1 1 1 1/4 1 1/4 1 3/8 1 1/2
Jump Shorts 3/4 3/4 7/8 7/8 1 1 1 1/8 1 1/4 1 3/8 1 5/8 1 3/4
UrbanShorts 3/4 7/8 7/8 1 1 1 1/8 1 1/4 1 1/4 1 3/8 1 5/8 1 3/4

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